'La Cour des Miracles'
Angélique and Nicolas are now lovers.
She still only thinks of him as her chidlhoodfriend.
With some of the gang of Calembredaine
Rodogone is an enemy of Nicolas, he wants to take over the Tour de Nesle
Angélique has found back her children, she wants them to stay with her.
At Pont-neuf they are relaxing. Suddenly they are surrounded by the police. They are betrayed by Rodogne.
Angélique shoots Rodogne.
They have to flee for the police.
Nicolas helps Angélique to escape.
Unfortunately he is shot and he dies in the arms of Angélique.
Angélique is arrested, but the captain of the police is attracted to her. She makes him a deal. If he lets her go to save her children from the hands of the 'Grand Coesre', she promises she'll come back and give herself to him.
After she saved Florimond and Cantor she goes back to the captain of the police. When he makes a pass at her she pushes him back. He is so drunk he trips and falls. Luckily he's just sleeping.
After her release she finds a barge covered with hay.
The hay reminds her of Monteloup and she falls asleep.
She wakes up to find a man looking at her. He tells her he is the wind.
Angélque is working in 'Le coq Hardi', the restaurant of Maître Bourjus.
Because of Angélique's great business sense, 'Le coq Hardi' becomes a very well known restaurant in Paris.
Business is doing well and the restaurant is renamed in
'Le Masque Rouge'.
In honour of the birth of the Dauphin, every craft guild of the city is invited to the palace. Here she comes, once again, eye to eye with the king.
After she hurried out, she finds a quiet place but she is discovered by Philippe de Plessis-Bellières.
Because she is afraid he will recognise her, she runs away. She meets Barcarole, a former gangmember who now lives in the palace as a servant to the queen. He lets her taste the queen favorite chocolatedrink.
Back in the restaurant she makes the chocolatedrink.
Angélique has made herself a new live.
She is a respected business woman.
One night 'Le poète croté' knocks on her door, he is running from Desgrez. Angélique gives him refuge.
They become lovers.
A group of noble men, lead by Monsieur (brother of the king), are having a party at 'Le Masque Rouge', but it is getting out of hand.
She swears them she will take revenge.
This event has lead to the tragic death of Linot and Maître Bourjus.
The restaurant goes up in flames and Angélique is saved by Desgrez.
Angélique swears revenge. Each day a name of one of the men will be revealed in a poem written by 'Le poète croté'. The name of Monsieur (brother of the king) will be saved for last.
Desgrez tries to persuade Angélique to stop this. If the name of Monsieur (brother of the king) is not mentioned, she will get an exclusive license to sell chocolate.
Angélique has agreed to this and business is now better than ever.
She is now known as Mme Morens.
She is rich and convinces herself she is also happy.
Then she meets Philippe de Plessis-Bellières again.
They become lovers.
She wants to marry Philippe.
She tries to seduce Philippe into marrying her.
Philippe wants her to give back the box with poison she took when she was young.
She agrees, but he has to marry her. Reluctant Philippe agrees.
When they are about to be wed, Philippe tells his conditions. He wants to control all of her assets. Angélique refuses to marry him and gives him the box with poison. She goes back to Paris.
Philippe tries to apologize to her but she doesn't want to hear about it. Then one day she gets an invitation for Versailles.
Arrival in Versailles.
Philippe is waiting for her, he wants to marry her.
He introduces her to the king and asks permission to marry her. The king gives his permission. Finally Angélique agrees, she is willing to marry Philippe.